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Electric Cable

Prysmian UK manufactures a wide range of electric cable products appropriate for building wire applications. Our electric cables include products suitable for all domestic wiring circuits found in a typical home.

Our meter tails cable (6181Y) is are used to connect the electric meter to the consumer board. Twin and earth (6242Y) cables are used for both mains and lighting ring circuits, as well as for radial circuits connecting electric ovens and electric showers. Three core and Earth (6243Y) cables are typically used as lighting cable for two-way switching of lighting circuits, such as in a hall and landing application. Our armoured cables (BS5467) are used to connect external outbuildings such as sheds and detached garages.

If you haven’t already seen the 18th Edition of the Wiring regulations? Check out our wiring regulations blog post for Prysmian’s take on what might change.

Standard Building Wires

PVC insulated conduct wire to BS EN 50525-2-31, 6491X

Designed for Installation in surface mounted or embedded conduits or similar closed systems and for fixed protected installation in or on lighting fittings and inside appliances, switchgear and control gear. For more information download the cable sizes and cable ratings technical sheet.

PVC insulated and sheathed, single core, flat twin and flat three core cable with bare CPC to BS 6004, 6241Y, 6242Y, 6243Y

Fixed installation in dry or damp premises on walls, boards or trays, in channels or embedded in plaster. For more information download the cable sizes and cable ratings technical sheet.

PVC insulated and sheathed single core cable to BS 6004, *6181Y

A double insulated surface wiring cable used for domestic and light industrial installations. For more information download the cable sizes and cable ratings technical sheet.

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